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Helen Strickland Owston Corkin
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1918
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2002
Saint Johns
Clinton County
Michigan, USA

Helen O. Corkin passed away quietly at home, Tuesday, January 22, 2002. She was born August 6, 1918 in Detroit, the daughter of Charles W. and Helen (Strickland) Owston. She received her A.B. from the University of Michigan in 1939, with a major in french, and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society and Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. She was married on July 24, 1941 to Leo W. Corkin of St. Johns, who preceded her in death. Helen was an active member of St. Johns Episcopal Church, serving on the altar guild for many years, as a church school leader and member of the vestry. She is survived by her two daughters, Nell Corkin (Peter Breschard) of Okemos and Kathleen (Brendan) Boyle of East Lansing. Memorial services will be 11:00 Saturday, January 26, 2002 at St. John's Episcopal Church, St. Johns, with Rev. Howard Simpson officiating. The family will receive friends 4-7 P.M. Friday at the Osgood Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions to The Nature Conservancy, the Capital Area Humane Society or Boarshead Theatre in memory of Helen O. Corkin. 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Owston (1878 - 1938)
  Helen Brockway Strickland Beltaire (1880 - 1960)
 
 Spouse:
  Leo W Corkin (1915 - 1986)
 
 Sibling:
  Allen Strickland Owston (1904 - 1915)*
  Helen Strickland Owston Corkin (1918 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Rest Cemetery
Saint Johns
Clinton County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Dr. James M. Owston
Originally Created by: In memory of Scott
Record added: Aug 12, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11523745
Helen Strickland <i>Owston</i> Corkin
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Helen Strickland <i>Owston</i> Corkin
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
Helen Strickland <i>Owston</i> Corkin
Added by: Dr. James M. Owston
 
 
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